DukeMed Alumni News, Fall 2022
Match Day 2021: Student Spotlight on Ashley Choi
Match Day 2021: Student Spotlight on Kirsten L. Simmons, MHSc
Former School of Medicine dean, R. Sanders Williams, named interim Vice President for Research and Innovation
School of Medicine Students Volunteer in Duke’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic
Duke medical and health professions students are playing a prominent role in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines to the Duke Health community.
More than 100 students from the School of Medicine have volunteered to assist with the administration of the vaccines at Duke vaccination sites. As of January 13, 2021, more than 18,000 vaccinations have been administered to Duke Health employees. Last week, Duke began vaccinating community members over the age of 75.
A Seat at the Table
In his nearly nine years working at Duke, Lowell Tyler says there have been countless times when he’s been the only Black person or Black man in the room. It can be a bit of a challenge, and even though it’s a situation he has gotten accustomed to, he says it’s one that can—and should—change.
Alumni Spotlight: Eric Dziuban, MD’07
A Long Struggle
Eric Dziuban, MD’07, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s country director for the southwest African nation of Namibia, was enjoying a weekend at the coast with his family when the call came. A Romanian couple who had recently arrived in the Namibian capital of Windhoek from Spain had fallen ill. Tests confirmed everyone’s fear: COVID-19 had finally come to Namibia.
Will You Put the Hat On?
Alumni Spotlight: Charles Lucore, MD'83
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